- RI uses the CDC’s COVID-19 community level system for monitoring risk.
- RI’s state of emergency extension order here.
- No mask mandate is in effect. More information here.
- COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available for eligible people. More information about vaccines here and boosters here.
- RI uses CDC guidelines to determine community level risk. COVID-19 county check for community level here.
- Masking is now only required in certain places such as health care facilities. Private business can establish their own masking requirements. Guidance here.
- RI’s general state of disaster emergency was extended through October 12, 2022.
- Isolation and quarantine FAQ here. (updated August 26, 2022).
Health and Medical
- COVID-19 vaccines are available to all Rhode Islanders over the age of 6 months. Full vaccine information here.
- Booster information here.
- Check with specific hospitals for visitation requirements.
- Monkeypox vaccines are available in limited supply. Vaccine eligibility information here. Vaccine clinic information here.
The Bottom Line
- RI is moving from a pandemic response to an endemic approach to COVID-19. Care teams can expect policy decisions to reflect this shift.